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Johnson, James Weldon 1871-1938

Overview
Works: 741 works in 1,814 publications in 3 languages and 54,268 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Biography  Music  Juvenile works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Archives  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Arranger, Translator, Lyricist, Composer, Other, Librettist, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Creator, Performer, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3519.O2625, 811.508
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  James Weldon Johnson Publications about James Weldon Johnson
Publications by  James Weldon Johnson Publications by James Weldon Johnson
posthumous Publications by James Weldon Johnson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about James Weldon Johnson
 
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Most widely held works by James Weldon Johnson
The autobiography of an ex-colored man by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
128 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and German and held by 4,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author, the first Black executive secretary of the NAACP, offers a fictionalized account of his life and looks at the consequences of denying one's heritage
God's trombones : seven negro sermons in verse by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
79 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven sermons in verse inspired by memories of sermons by black preachers heard by Mr. Johnson in childhood
The book of American Negro poetry by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
66 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in English and held by 3,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The Creation by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poem based on the story of creation from the first book of the Bible
Black Manhattan by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
55 editions published between 1930 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lift every voice and sing by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated version of the song that has come to be considered the African American national anthem
The Books of American Negro spirituals : including The book of American Negro spirituals and The second book of Negro spirituals by James Weldon Johnson ( )
26 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writings : the autobiography of an ex-colored man ; Along this way ; New York Age editorials ; Selected essays ; Black Manhattan ; Selected poems by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of works by the African-American writer includes the author's modernist novel "The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man," as well as a selection of his essays, topical editorials from the New York Age, and poetry and lyrics, including "God's Trombones."
The book of American Negro spirituals by James Weldon Johnson ( )
40 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lift ev'ry voice and sing by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated version of the song that has come to be considered the African American national anthem
Negro Americans, what now? by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
19 editions published between 1934 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saint Peter relates an incident : selected poems by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
28 editions published between 1930 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The selected writings of James Weldon Johnson by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lift every voice and sing by J. Rosamond Johnson ( )
24 editions published between 1921 and 1978 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For solo voice, in B♭, with piano accompaniment
Complete poems by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the complete poems of twentieth-century African-American author James Weldon Johnson, including all the poems from his three published works, as well as a number of previously unpublished poems
Fifty years & other poems by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
25 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African-American classics ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Twenty-three stories and poems by America's earliest black authors, illustrated by contemporary black artists including: authors, Langston Hughes [et al.]; adaptations, Alex Simmons, Christopher Priest, Mat Johnson; illustrators, Afua Richardson [et al.]"--Cover p. [4]
God's trombones by James Weldon Johnson ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five of New York's most prominent African-American ministers including Reverend Calvin Butts of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City give voice to Johnson's words
Lift every voice and sing : a pictorial tribute to the Negro National Anthem by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black-and-white photographs accompany this version of the song that has come to be considered the African American national anthem
 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, J. W. 1871-1938
Johnson, J. W. (James Weldon), 1871-1938
Johnson, James W. 1871-1938
Johnson, James William 1871-1938
Johnson, Jas. W. 1871-1938
Johnson, Jas. W. (James Weldon), 1871-1938
Weldon Johnson, James
Weldon Johnson, James 1871-1938
Languages
English (657)
German (2)
Italian (1)
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